S. 1989 (105th): Marriage Penalty Reduction Act

Introduced:

Apr 27, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 27, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Wendell Ford
Senator from Kentucky
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 1998
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard deduction amount to reduce the marriage penalty, simplify the filing of individual tax returns, and provide tax relief for lower and middle income individuals, and for other purposes.

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The “S.” in “S. 1989” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Apr 27, 1998

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